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Old Mar 13, 2013, 08:52 AM
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A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Cant wait for the maiden. By the way, what is the humbrol paint number you are using? Keep up the incredible work.

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Old Mar 13, 2013, 11:12 AM
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A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Cant wait for the maiden. By the way, what is the humbrol paint number you are using? Keep up the incredible work.

Dave
Thanks Dave, Humbrol # 56. For curiosity sake, I should've weighed the wing before and after paint. Before, I marveled at how light it was, then noticed the weight gain after paint. It's a large surface area...
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 12:45 PM
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Thanks Dave, Humbrol # 56. For curiosity sake, I should've weighed the wing before and after paint. Before, I marveled at how light it was, then noticed the weight gain after paint. It's a large surface area...
Haha well... Lets just say it makes it even more scale by simulating all the fuel for the transatlantic flight
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 03:21 PM
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Just wondering, what is the scale of your NYP? Would the length of Lake Michigan be close to scale distance of the Atlantic Ocean?

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Old Mar 13, 2013, 03:59 PM
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Just wondering, what is the scale of your NYP? Would the length of Lake Michigan be close to scale distance of the Atlantic Ocean?

Larry
I believe it is very close to 1/8. It would take more like 30 Lake Michigan lengths to cross the Atlantic, having just looked at world map...
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 07:36 PM
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OK, so after your maiden flight and getting the airplane all trimmed out, we expect you to make 15 non-stop round tips the length of Lake Michigan. Of course you will have to do it alone.

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Old Mar 13, 2013, 09:15 PM
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OK, so after your maiden flight and getting the airplane all trimmed out, we expect you to make 15 non-stop round tips the length of Lake Michigan. Of course you will have to do it alone.

Larry
LiPo tech has a ways to go...
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 01:39 AM
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Visual feast.
What's not to like about Callie graphics? There is nothing not to like about Callie graphics!
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 02:35 AM
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What a joy it is to share this build with you.... she's beautiful.
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 11:31 AM
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Thanks Robert, Capteasy, and everyone else participating in this thread. It's been a pleasure!
I was momentarily stunned to see the AUW at about 3 3/4 lbs. She's a little over powered. Definitely won't be over reving this one.
All thats left to do is install linkages between servos and ailerons, and make sure the battery compartment is secured.
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 01:05 PM
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This has been a fascinating build Phil, testing I am sure, but you have risen to the challenge and produced a beautiful model.
I look forward with great excitement to hearing of the maiden and hopefully seeing some video.
I think you are somewhat more than the 'hacker' you proclaim to be!
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 03:39 PM
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Thanks Gavin, the maiden won't be any time too soon, the weather is still crappy here, the ground soggy, when not frozen.
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Old Mar 17, 2013, 03:43 PM
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Soggy? Put the news and camera crew on standby, Newfounland is reports clearing to the East....
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